The Mazda3 is Back—and Better—for a Fourth Go-Round

For three production cycles now, the Mazda3 has helped redefine what the ideal compact car should be. Not satisfied with being just being economical, the Mazda3 also presents sporty looks and a fun-to-drive personality. And the nameplate has been completely redesigned for a fourth generation of production, providing a vehicle with a refined powertrain and exceptional ride quality.

With the Mazda3, drivers in Huntsville can choose between a traditional four-door sedan or a more practical five-door hatchback. Either way, you will get a 2.5-liter 4-cylinder engine rated at 186 horsepower and 186 lb-ft of torque. Not only does it have enough output to effectively merge you into traffic around Madison or switch lanes when needed, this engine is powered by Mazda’s proprietary SKYACTIV® technology for optimal fuel efficiency. Peak fuel economy is rated at 27 mpg in the city and 36 mpg on the highway, thus making the Mazda3 among the most efficient compact cars around. And if you want to maximize the car’s sportiness, spring for one of the higher-level hatchback trims to swap the standard 6-speed automatic transmission with a 6-speed manual for complete control over gear shifting.

SKYACTIV® also brings you G-Vectoring Control Plus, which is the second generation of the SKYACTIV-Vehicle Dynamics series. It varies engine torque in response to steering inputs to maintain control and keep you on the intended driving path around Athens. In addition, Mazda replaced the rear multi-link suspension of previous model years with a torsion beam setup. This makes the Mazda3 stiffer, which helps control body roll and motions around turns at a higher level. Ultimately, you will have great confidence and outstanding handling composure.

For more on the latest Mazda3, stop by our Mazda dealership near Decatur today. You can test-drive one of our units, and we have a great team of Mazda experts to assist you with the right vehicle for you.

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